The Conversation: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
Biki Bikes Expansion; Zen Camera Book; Volunteer Assistance for HPD in Domestic Violence Disputes; Restaurant Tip Pooling
Biki is tapping into matching federal funds to expand its bike stations this summer. Bikeshare Hawaii runs the Honolulu-based bike rental program. The program launched in the summer of 2017 and will expand with new Biki stops this coming summer.
Intro Music: Fight For Your Mind by Ben Harper
Outro Music: Never Be The Same by T. Rex
The art of photography calls for immersion in the moment -- what is it about that instant of time that makes you want to preserve it? David Ulrich has been teaching photography for decades, and sees the quest for that immersion in the moment as a kind of spiritual practice.
Intro Music: Things Have Changed by Bettye LaVette
Outro Music: Black Balloons by Local Natives
Nearly 4,000 Hawaii kidney disease patients on are being kept alive by dialysis. Their access to the critical care they need is falling victim to bureaucracy, however, as the State lags behind on the required certification of dialysis centers.
Outro Music: Found The One by Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
A program called Safe on Scene, which works with the Honolulu Police Department as it responds to domestic violence calls, is extending its helping hand to the west side of Oahu. The program sends a victim advocate to talk to people on-scene.
Outro Music: Oh Baby by LCD Soundsystem
When you leave a tip at a restaurant, who gets the money? Is it shared equally among wait staff and so-called back-of-the-house workers? We asked Clayton Kamida, President and CEO of the Hawaii Employers’ Council, to explain how tip pooling works today and explain why the Council wants the rules that govern tip-pooling changed.
Intro Music: People Everywhere (Still Alive) by Khruangbin
Outro Music: Typical by Nightmares on Wax